Anita Mortimer's art is unique.
A truly uplifting way of looking at the world either
on paper, canvas or board
Using pencil, pastel, charcoal, graphite.
First a bit about me:
A believer in The Lord Jesus and a loving God.
Since I was a youngster I have always picked up a pencil, crayons or felt-tips. Hours were spent scribbling on scrap paper or in colouring books. I grew up in Croydon, Surrey. The only daughter in a family of four older brothers.
There was so much to do; parks to explore, interesting people of varied cultures to meet. I lived in the midst of colour. People wore their native outfits. The smells were often overwhelming. Music rang out from every street corner. I was always watching, studying and enjoying the world around me.
I loved to gaze at the fur of the neighbourhood animals and often would draw my pet Sindy, while she was curled up in a chair; her coat was a beautiful tan and black.
I am now a wife and the mother of two grown ups. I live in Lincolnshire. With more time to admire my surroundings I have started to draw again.
As time progressed, I have realised it is the world's detail I want to capture; I see this in black and white.
My pictures have sold internationally. I have undertaken many commissions for both wildlife, pets and people portraits.